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Cambodia cancels plan to hire Turkey’s 200-MW power ship

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen cancelled on Friday a plan to lease a Turkey's power ship due to technical issues and high cost, government spokesman Phay Siphan said.

Cambodia arrests 4,434 people in crackdowns on drugs in Q1

Cambodian authorities arrested a total of 4,434 illicit drug suspects in 2,047 cases in the first quarter of 2019, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Friday.

Chinese-built hydropower project has high responsibility to protect environment: Cambodian official

The Chinese-built Lower Sesan II Hydroelectric power station has high responsibility for social and environmental protection, a Cambodian environment official has said.

Cambodia’s growth remains robust, skills gap needs bridging: ADB

Following a very strong economic performance last year, Cambodia will likely see moderate, but still robust growth, with the economy expected to expand about 7 percent this year and 6.8 percent next year, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released on Wednesday.

China’s BRI offers tremendous opportunities for Cambodia: UN officials, experts

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is providing huge opportunities for Cambodia in terms of social and economic development, United Nations officials and experts said at a forum here on Wednesday.

Cambodian PM allows tycoon Kith Meng’s firm to continue running railways

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that he has allowed tycoon Kith Meng's Royal Railway (Cambodia) to continue operating the country's railways until there is a new agreement.

Cambodian National Assembly convenes plenary session after 3-month recess

The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday began its second plenary session of the sixth legislature after a three-month recess.

Cambodia’s famed Angkor earns almost 36 mln USD in Q1, down 9 pct

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia's famed Angkor Archaeological Park reached 35.9 million U.S. dollars in the first quarter of 2019, down 9 percent over the same period last year, said a statement on Monday.

China, Cambodia launch Year of Law Enforcement Cooperation

China and Cambodia here on Friday launched the Year of Law Enforcement Cooperation between the two sides, pledging to strengthen cooperation in combating cross-border criminal activities.

Cambodia pledges support to WFP’s 5-year country strategic plan

Cambodia signed on Thursday to support the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) country strategic plan (2019-2023), aiming at addressing food security and nutrition challenges in the country.

Chinese tourists to Cambodia up 31.7 pct in first two months of 2019

Some 418,572 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia in the first two months of 2019, up 31.7 percent over the same period last year, the Tourism Ministry's latest report showed on Wednesday.

Cambodian PM says digital technology can drive growth, efficiency

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Tuesday that digital technology can drive growth and efficiency of local service delivery.

UN representatives present credentials to Cambodian foreign minister

United Nations resident coordinator in Cambodia Pauline Tamesis led three UN country team members, who were recently appointed as representatives of UN agencies in Cambodia, to present their credentials to Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn on Monday.

Cambodia celebrates Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Week 2019

Cambodia on Thursday presented the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) to hundreds of university teachers and students here to celebrate the LMC Week 2019.

Cambodian PM receives honorary doctorate from Thai university

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Tuesday was bestowed with an honorary doctorate of philosophy in political communication from Thailand's Krirk University.

Cambodia facing power shortage of 400 megawatts in dry season: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the country is facing the electricity shortage of 400 megawatts during the ongoing dry season.

Cambodia, S.Korea ink pacts to boost ties

Cambodia and South Korea on Friday signed five cooperation documents to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.

Cambodia launches national strategy on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism

Cambodia on Thursday launched a 5-year national strategy for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (2019-2023), said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) statement.

Cambodia needs a decade to grow digital economy: economy minister

Cambodia's Economy and Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth said on Tuesday that Cambodia's digital economy remains at the nascent stage and the kingdom needs at least a decade to grow it.

Chinese investment good for Cambodia: gov’t spokesman, scholars

A Cambodian government spokesman and scholars said on Tuesday that Chinese investment is good for Cambodia since it has importantly contributed to economic growth and job creations for Cambodians.